Neofavolus alveolaris (Favolus alveolaris)  (2 Photos and Description)

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Saprobic white rotter on sticks, branches of hardwoods. The “Hexagonal pored Polypore” has round to kidney-shaped dry, fibrillose pale orange-yellow to yellow-brown small caps. The white to pale-buff pores are large, hexagonal and decurrent. The short stalk is either lateral or central. White spores. Often among the first polypores to appear in spring. Annual. Has anti-fungal properties.

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